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that matters. >> an endangered thin backed whale watched up on the breezy point section of queens. >> on "cbs this morning." >> i know he's smiling but that medal hanging around his neck there's a 40% chance he'll hang himself with it. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm jeff glor with rebecca jarvis. huge winter storm is making its final stop in the northeast, after causing damage and travel problems coast to coast. >> more than 35 states have felt the power of the storm since it first hit california sunday. it's now blamed for at least 12 deaths, along with the snow it caused more than 40 tornadoes in the deep south, starting on christmas day, and this morning, northern areas of pennsylvania new york and new england have one to two feet of snow on the ground. nearly 500,000 utility customers have lost power. melina shop row is in new york. >> reporter: as the snow continues to fall authorities are urging motorists stay off of the roads. with about a foot of snow already on the ground we're seeing how big and powerful this snowstorm has been. f
. >> on "cbs this morning." >> from kabul, afghanistan, happy holidays! "cbs this "cbs this morning." >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm jeff glor with rebecca jarvis charlie rose. gayle king and norah o'donnell are off. >>> on the ground and in the air on this busy day before christmas, there's trouble. >> and the problem is a storm system that hit the west coast over the weekend. now it's moving east threatening to cause problems all week long. anna warner is at dallas/ft. worth airport. anna, good morning. >> reporter: we're seeing a steady stream of travelers on their way to destinations. things on the west coast have cleared up. no major flight delays out there so far, but people heading to other holiday destinations may encounter some trouble. that's because this fast moving storm is heading over the rocky mountains and is expected to drop a lot of snow on the midwest as it heads to the northeast. travelers may see problems. those hoping for a white christmas will get their wish, but they may be stuck seeing santa in the airport. >> we don't want to s
will kick the can down the road. >> reporter: senator bob courter told cbs this morning he predicts the meeting will bring only a temporary solution. >> this afternoon's meeting feels much to me like optics to make it look like we're doing something. let me just say one more time this is a total dereliction of duty at every level. >> reporter: going over the cliff would affect 88% of u.s. taxpayers whose taxes would go up on average $3,500 a year. many americans are frustrated the showdown has gone down to the last minute. >> they're playing games with people's lives. i don't think that's correct. >> it's just unfortunate that at this point the two sides can't come together because it's been like that for the last four or five years. >> reporter: 2 million americans will also lose jobless benefits on saturday if a deal isn't reached and the nation's borrowing limit to finance our $16 trillion debt will also be reached on monday. danielle nottingham, cbs news, washington. >>> my own mom at christmas dinner told me do not raise my taxes. >> after a few words of advice at home the ba
captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, it's monday, december 24th, 2012. a christmas wish could become a christmas mess as a major storm will drop snow all the way from california to the northeast. >>> is the new movie "zero dark thirty" telling the truth about torture. john miller looks back at the search for osama bin laden. >> but we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> reporter: winter storms create holiday headaches across the country. >> 93 million americans will be traveling in the coming days. >> the weather isn't exactly helping us. >> a high-impact storm on the west coast producing flooding rain. >> a storm in california can bring a white christmas to parts of arkansas and oklahoma. >> will santa be able to make his delivery this year? >> oh, absolutely. rudolph is set. >> hundreds march on brooklyn bridge to call only congress do something. >> meanwhile nra is calling. >> is it crazy to call for putting police in our school to protect our children? then call me crazy. >> an american civilian advisory was killed by an afghan police
. >>> the dreaded fiscal cliff can potentially affect a wide range of health programs. >> cbs news' wyatt andrews explains. >> reporter: professor mallen like hundreds of medical researchers has already fallen off the fiscal cliff. her budget which relies on federal grants is being cut by 10% now. as the nih, the national institutes of health, prepares for the possibility of budget cuts later. >> it's as much bigger than just my lab. it's affecting all-academic labs across the country. >> reporter: mallen understands the nih decision but calls it a setback. >> my lab will have to shut down research projects that we know would -- could have profound impacts on curing human disease. we may have to get rid of some staff members. >> reporter: the nih tells us because of uncertainty in the budget awards at 90% of what was perhapsed to researchers -- promised to researchers will be the standard at least for now and the threat of the cut raised alarms. >> some of the cuts -- >> reporter: at johns hopkins the doctor is under pressure to reduce the experiments he designed in mice in search for a cure for
dexter, 3.8 million illegal download. two cbs shows and breaking bad, the series on amc rounded out the top 5. kate wins less once soared on the ballot doomed ship in the movie titanic but she may soar into space. she got a wedding gift from sir richard branson, a free trip into space in the virgin galactic service. usually costs 124,000 british pounds. her new husband is branson's nephew. more media fallout from shootings in connecticut, a suburban newspaper took the controversial step of publishing and interactive map with the names and addresses of thousands of gun owners in two new york counties. a blogger has returned favor coasting the names and addresses of every employee at the paper, the journal news. shibani: a giant in the tablet and smart phone world, apple wants to play father time. the company is teaming up with intel to create a blue tooth enabled watch. the device is set to have an inch and a half screen, the product is different from others in apple's treasure trove as the idea for the design is in tel's and apple is interested in building it. one company did beat a
at television in 1968 versus or television is today. look at what the cbs evening newscast from 1974 versus what is happening today. it has become more politicized. the ability to process information has grown. these are issues of education. >> [inaudible] >> right. it is now more obvious. >> there is ongoing battle globally. people are putting out ideas. various ways, hidden or not, and value systems for these arguments. that is going on all the time. every single person involved on whatever level in our industry is putting something out there. obviously, you have to take responsibility for it. you try to work out exactly -- you join in a battle. someone else is saying probably the opposite. you have to get in there and do it. other people will not stop and you have to do battle with them. my own feeling is anything that opens up, creates more complexity, because it stops people from coming away from it with a black-and-white argument. i am very proud of it. people have totally different interpretations, depending on what their point of view is. it puts the emphasis back on them. it allows the
on cbs's "face the nation" and ted kennedy jr. will also not enter a special election to replace senator john kerry. kennedy, of course, is the son of the late edward m. kennedy and made the announcement yesterday despite the fact he was thinking about it, grateful for all the support and people prodding him to do it, he won't do it just yet but did leave the door wide open for a possible run later. >> instagram is hit with what could be the first class action lawsuit over anger at its new terms of service. in a proposed class action suit filed in san francisco, a california instagram user accused the photo-sharing site of bach of access. it was suggested they would now have the right to sell your photos for use in ads without compensation. instagram's founder backtracked on that later after a massive backlash. >>> in the wake of the newtown massacre, a newspaper in upstate new york has actually published the names and addresses of all handgun permit holders in westchester and rockland counties. privacy advocates are now fuming at the journal news. the newspaper editor says it doesn't me
as a result of congressional inactivity? >> well, yeah. the cb. off and many private economists say that the $600 billion in fiscal tighting, as you say would push the economy into recession next year and send the unemmoment rate to back above 9%. a survey of investment managers found 60% of the them see a drop in the dow industrials of 10% or more if the cliff is not avoided. kelly? kelly: boy, that is very ominous. peter, thank you. hopefully something can be done. peter barnes. jamie: another extreme weather alert and the deadly christmas day storms that dumped snow on the nation's midsection and unleashed rare tornados in the south, it is now on the move and it is making its way to the northeast. that will mean more flight delays and expected treacherous driving conditions for post-holiday travelers. elizabeth prann is keeping a eye on all of it live from the atlanta bureau. i saw you at the airport last couple days. everybody is out there trying to get where they want to go. how bad is it? >> reporter: this is one of the busiest travel days of the year. remember we just had dea
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